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  1. carter carb I.D.

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    hi guys my neighbor just gave me a carburetor and I am having trouble Identifying it. so on the base of the body it has a stamp 7051SA. then another stamp on the front mfd usa carter-weber for motorcraft. then it has a tag D5TZ9510 AG G2A24. im trying to see if it will work on my 62 194 block...
  2. rochester monojet replacement

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    hi everone I recently perchesed a 62 nova 400 and im looking to replace the carb its missing a lot of pieces so i figure it will be esier to replace the whole thing the problem is I cant find any for a reasonable price that specifically say that they work on my L6 194, they do say they work on...
  3. Sigle to Quad

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    My son wants to change the Monojet Single Barrel to a Quad barrel. Anyone have any suggestions? The car has a L6 250-1v L22.
  4. Quick Fuel or Holly Dominator Carb Help

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    Hey Guys, Recently purchased a 72 Nova and this Dominator came with it. I am having a hard time identifying what it exactly is. From my research it seems to be a gen 2 Dominator body 1150 CFM (guess) but has QFT stickers on it. There is no serial number or date stamp on the side they are just...
  5. Stalls when put into gear. HELP !!

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    Hi Guys (and gals) '63 Nova SS convert. The usual 194 6 cylinder. Auto I simply cannot make the car idle when it is placed into gear, no matter how much I play with the timing (which is dead on) fuel mixture on the Rochester BV-1 or idle set screw. Runs smooth as silk sitting in Park or...
  6. Two barrel to four barrel loss of power

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    I have a sbc 350 with a th350 on a 72 nova that had a two barrel rochester. After using the car as my daily for a while my carb started to stumble and act up on me. So i decided i would just get a fresh carb and move up to a four barrel instead of spending time and money on the two barrel. So I...
  7. 62 Nova Series 400 - Carb question

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    Hi All, I'm new to this site and hope I'm posting in the right area. Just bought my first Nova (62). It runs great (400sbc). The suspension is original and as such I'm venturing down the path of replacing the front end. I pulled off the carb today and it's stamped LIST-4781-2 1775. The...
  8. Sticky Accelerator Pump

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    i recently got my nova back from the shop and they fixed whatever needed to be fixed under my budget. They had told me that a problem would be an accelerator pump in the carburetor that's sticking. is it easier to rebuild the whole thing or to just fix the pump or even to get a new carburetor...
  9. New carb issue! Please help

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    I have a 79 Nova Custom .305. I took off the stock intake and carb and replaced it with an edelbrock aluminum intake and Holley 650 cdm carb. It ran for about half an hour after I got it all back together. I spun it around the block and it felt and sounded great. Later that day it started...
  10. Carburetor Swap Price

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    Hello! I have a question about a carburetor swap. My mechanic says that my carb is too big and in need of repair or rebuild. he recommends that I go with a Carter carb. He quoted me $660 for the swap IF he didn't encounter any other problems during the job. I find that hard to believe. I know a...
  11. 64 Nova Inline 6 w/Stall Problem, Possibly Float Issue?

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    Hi there Nova enthusiasts! I am having a problem with my 1964 Inline 6. First of all, I just purchased the car last summer (2013). I was driving the car when all of a sudden it just stalled out. According to the seller, the car has a new carburetor, new fuel pump and new battery. So what...
  12. carb help. exhaust stinks! help!

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    not sure if it's mixture or what but the exhaust is pretty strong. feels like i soaked my close in exhaust after i drove a couple miles. something i could do before i upgrade to a new carb? or just upgrade now?? i6 1 barrel is in it now. did some research for upgrades and found the Weber...
  13. Carb mystery

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    I have been having issues with some backfiring and general rough running. I was adjusting the idle mixture to see if power valve was at issue and one side would kill the engine when screwed in. On the other side it had no effect screwing it in or out. What should i do next? Holley street...
  14. 250 straight six carb tuning help

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    A little while ago, I picked up a 1973 Nova with a straight six and a three on the tree. At the moment, it runs REALLY rich. Does anyone know how to tune the factory 1bbl carbs or have any helpful diagrams of them? I'd rather not swap carbs until I at least try to get this one functioning half...
  15. Cold Start Issues

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    Hey guys, I'm having some issues cold-starting my '73. It's a 250 l6 with the factory Rochester Monojet carb. I've tried following the manufacturers starting instructions (press and release the accelerator, foot off pedal, crank to start), I've tried following the manufacturer's instructions...
  16. Idle while in park, rough/stall when in gear

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    Hi guys, I am new to the site and a pretty young gun when working with older cars. I have a 1974 Nova 250 6 cylinder with a single barrel (rebuilt just installed). The car starts no problem in park and will idle without any issues. When I put the car in drive it sputters and runs real rough or...
  17. Carburetor QUESTION, HELP!!

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    Alright guys heres the deal. I have a tunnel ram setup up for my 454, two 600 holleys. My ? is that one of them want stop leaking, and where its leaking boggles my mind. When you are looking down inside the carb, right above the back throttle flaps there is a smaaaall hole, thats where its...
  18. 350 Manifold and Carb setup; Holley Street Avenger?

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    Plan on upgrading my stock 1975 Nova SS's 350 two barrel to a four barrel setup. Already purchased a Holley Street Avenger 570 cfm and plan on mounting on an Edelbrock Performer EPS or Performer Air Gap manifold. Anybody have a similar setup or a better setup before I finish ordering parts...
  19. Manifold, Carb Swap Question

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    Dumb question! Currently have stock 2 barrel on my '75 350. Exhaust is Hedman headers to 2.5 inch Flowmasters. I plan on swapping to an Edelbrock Performer manifold, and PROBABLY a Holley Street Avenger 570 4 barrel. Engine currently has an EGR valve in place. Do I need to keep the EGR...
  20. CFM rating on stock Rochester 2 barrel?

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    Looking to upgrade to a 4 barrel on my basically stock 1975 with a 350. Anyone know the CFM rating on a stock Rochester 2 barrel? Wondering if a switch to a Holley Street Avenger 570 cfm or an Edelbrock 600 is going to be a noticeable upgrade. Thanks.
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